gerodontics


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gerodontics

 [jer″o-don´tiks]
dentistry dealing with the dental problems of the aged. adj., adj gerodon´tic.

den·tal ger·i·at·rics

treatment of dental problems peculiar to advanced age.

gerodontics

/ger·odon·tics/ (-don´tiks) dentistry dealing with the dental problems of older people.gerodon´tic

gerodontics

(jĕr′ə-dŏn′tĭks)
n.
The branch of dentistry that deals with the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases and problems specific to the aged.

ger′o·don′tic adj.

gerodontics

[jer′ōdon′tiks]
Etymology: Gk, geron, old man + odous, tooth
the delivery of dental care to aging persons; the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of dental problems peculiar to advanced age. Also called geriatric dentistry, gerodontia, gerodontology.

den·tal ger·i·at·rics

(den'tăl jer'ē-at'riks)
Treatment of dental problems peculiar to advanced age.
Synonym(s): gerodontics, gerodontology.

gerodontics (jer´ōdon´tiks),

n (gerodontology) the branch of dentistry that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of the dental conditions of aging and aged persons.